Derived Words in Other Languages:
nā'man [ nAman ]
n. ( prob. neither fr. √ jñā nor fr. √ mnā [ cf. Uṛt. iv, 150 ] ; ifc. f. either = m. or °mnī ) a characteristic mark or sign, form, nature, kind, manner cf. RV. cf. VS. cf. AV.
name, appellation cf. RV. etc.
personal name ( as opp. to gotre, family name ; nama-gotra above ). cf. Kāś. on cf. Pāṇ. 8-2, 23 ( often ifc. = named, called, e.g. viṣṇu-śarma-nāmā paṇḍitah, a sage named Viṣṇu )
merely the name ( as opp. to reality ; nāma-dhāraka, -mātra, -śeṣa etc. )., a noun ( as opp. to a verb ) cf. Nir. cf. Prāt.
substance, essence ( in the Mimiṃsā phil. opp. to guṇa, accidental quality )
a good or great name, renown, fame ( only ifc. ; śva-, sumántu- ).
water cf. Naigh. i, 11
nā'mnā ind. by name ( also joined with 1. nāma )
with √ kṛ ( Kav. ) or vi-dhā ( cf. Kathās. ) to call by a name
nāma ( q.v. ) with √ grabh ( grah ) to mention or address by name cf. RV. etc.
with √ bhṛ, to bear or have a name cf. ib.
with √ kṛ ( cf. Br. cf. Mn. etc. ), √ dā or dhā ( GṛS ), to give a name call. [ Cf. Zd. nāman
Gk. Ὄ-νομα ; Lat. no1men ; Goth. namo1 ; Germ. namo etc.
Eng. name. ]